Classical 101 Archives For: October 29, 2014

Double Mozart on Symphony @ 7 For His Birthday

4:47PM
January
27, 2014

Undeniably one of the greatest composers who ever lived, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on this date in 1756. It is still a miracle when we consider the astonishing quality of music he left us, all written in the brief 35 years he had on this earth. And there was plenty of it, too.

New (and good) Music Wins Big at 2014 Grammys

2:25PM
January
27, 2014

A lot of great music was heard on the Grammy broadcast, along with some not so great. Unfortunately, the Classical category is mostly relegated to pre-broadcast presentations and Lang Lang hoping the onstage pyrotechnics during his performance with Metallica don’t ignite his piano.

Mozart Minute Podcast: Mozart, Clotheshorse

Mozart Minute, a podcast of Classical 101, WOSU Public Media
Mozart Minute, a podcast of Classical 101, WOSU Public Media
11:30AM
January 27, 2014

If you’re going to be the life of the party, you need the threads to go with it. Mozart knew this.

Brokeback Mountain Becomes An Opera

8:40AM
January
27, 2014

Annie Proulx’s story Brokeback Mounain was made into a film in 2005. An operatic verison by Charles Wuorinen operns on January 28